Some of the biggest names in Scottish radio have been signed up to speak to media students thinking of carving a career in the sector.
Already students from Aberdeen College, Reid Kerr College and Adam Smith College have signalled their intention to attend ‘Foot in the Door’, taking place in Glasgow next month.
Lined up to speak during the day-long programme are Luke McCullough, managing director, Northsound Radio; Krystle Weaver, presenter, Forth One; Gary Muircroft, programme controller, Central FM, Chris Smith, Fiesty Productions; James Black, Neon Productions; and Nick Low, of Demus Productions.
They will be joined by Barbara Wallace, senior content producer, Contemporary Music Scotland, BBC; Dave Ross, programme controller, Your Radio; Ciaran O’Toole, station manager/brand manager, Rock Radio; Graham Stewart, presenter, ‘Morning Extra’, BBC Radio Scotland; and Stephen Hollywood, senior producer, BBC Radio Scotland.
The event is being organised by Creative Loop, a consortium of six colleges in Scotland involved in audio-visual training. Says its spokesperson, John Collins: “Foot in the Door will give radio students unparalleled